Man missing for two weeks spotted 100 miles away on Hogmanay

Lee Hawley, who was reported missing from Melrose, was spotted in the Co-op in Pitlochry on December 31.

Man missing for two weeks spotted 100 miles away on Hogmanay Police Scotland
Missing: Police are appealing for information after Lee Hawley was spotted almost 100 miles from home.

Police are appealing for information after a man missing for two weeks was spotted almost 100 miles away on Hogmanay. 

Lee Hawley was reported missing on Sunday, December 19 from Melrose in the Scottish Borders. 

The 42-year-old was then seen almost two weeks later on Friday December 31 in the Co-op on West Moulin Road in Pitlochry around 2.30pm.

Mr Hawley is described as being around 5ft 11in tall, with a slim build, short dark hair and a goatee beard. 

Advertisement

He was last seen wearing a green waterproof hooded jacket, khaki green trousers and black boots. 

It is believed his intended to travel to the Highlands, however may have gone elsewhere in Scotland and is understood to be travelling on foot. 

Police Sergeant David North of Perth Police Station said: “We think Lee may still be in Tayside but there is a possibility he could have travelled anywhere.  

“We are growing increasingly concerned for him and I would ask that anyone who may have seen him to contact police as soon as possible. “Anyone with information should call 101 quoting police reference 3081 of Sunday December 19.”